The local authority will:
Assign you a Personal Advisor who will help you to prepare to live independently and will work with you to develop a plan (called a pathway plan) so that you can agree what support you will receive, from who and when.
Ensure you are heard and that you’re involved in decisions. The Knowsley Advocacy Hub can also help up to the age of 21 years, or 24 years for those with a learning disability. Contact them on 0151 486 4045 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Encourage you to stay in care until you are 18 years old and ensure you are fully informed with the facts if you choose to leave.
Help you to secure suitable accommodation or the option of staying with your foster carer(s) until you are 21 years old.
Help you to access education, training and employment and this includes financial support if you want to attend university.